[LINK] How Do I Stop Spam from the Palmer United Party?

Scott Howard scott at doc.net.au
Mon Feb 3 09:40:35 AEDT 2014

On Sun, Feb 2, 2014 at 2:20 PM, Tom Worthington <tom.worthington at tomw.net.au
> wrote:

> > ... As far as I am aware, being a political party means they are
> > outside the anti-spam legislation. ...
> Discussion on the Whirlpool Forum appeared to indicate that political
> parties are exempt from some legislation, but not the spam act:
> http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/archive/2148871

The relevant section of the spam act reads :

"SPAM ACT 2003 - SECT 44

Implied freedom of political communication

      This Act does not apply to the extent (if any) that it would infringe
any constitutional doctrine of implied freedom of political communication."


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